Definition of Dacelo gigas

1. Noun. Australian kingfisher having a loud cackling cry.

Exact synonyms: Kookaburra, Laughing Jackass
Generic synonyms: Kingfisher
Group relationships: Dacelo, Genus Dacelo



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dacelo Gigas

D wave
Da
DaCosta's syndrome
Da Fano
Da Fano's stain
Daae's disease
Daba
Dabb
Dabbs
Dabinett
Daboecia
Daboecia cantabrica
Dabson
Dacca
Dacelo
Dacelo gigas (current term)
Dachau
Dachfenster
Dacia
Dacian
Dacians
Dacninae
Daco-Romanian
Dacota
Dacotah
Dacotahs
Dacotas
Dacres
Dacridium laxifolius
Dacron

Literary usage of Dacelo gigas

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1. �Etudes m�edicales sur les serpents de la Vend�ee et de Loire-Inf�erieure by Ambroise Viaud-Grand-Marais, George Robert Gray (1848)
"Dacelo gigas. The great brown Kingfisher. Alcedo gigas Bodd. ... Dacelo gigas GR Gray, Gen. of B. ip Alcedo gigantea Lath. Ind. Orn. p. 245. ..."

2. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1883)
"Their notes range all the way from the discordant racket, which our present species is so fond of indulging in—to the hyaena-like cry of Dacelo gigas as it ..."

3. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1871)
"... Dacelo gigas. Part xii. (1 Nov. ... Dacelo gigas, and Alcedo ispida). Tom. cit. pp. 280-283, pi. xxiv. ..."

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